Jason Peters injury update following Eagles vs. Giants
/ Eagles

By Brandon Lee Gowton

Eagles starting left tackle Jason Peters suffered a biceps injury that caused him to leave Philadelphia’s 34-13 win over the New York Giants early on Thursday evening.

Doug Pederson didn’t give much of an update on his status after the game, but Peters did tell reporters that he’s “OK.”

While it’s good to see Peters say this, his assessment needs to be taken with a grain of salt. Remember how Rodney McLeod said he felt fine after the Eagles’ Week 3 game but it was later discovered he suffered a torn MCL?

The good news is we’re hearing Peters might be OK to play through his biceps injury. From NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Derrick Gunn:

It’s unclear exactly when the MRI will take place but you can bet Pederson will be asked about Peters’ status during his noon press conference today. So hopefully we’ll find out more then. If not, stay tuned for more reports on Peters’ status.

In the meantime, here’s some more medical context on Peters’ injury from former NFL team doctor David Chao:

Indeed, if it is a proximal biceps tendon tear up by the shoulder, that is a no-brainer to play through after a short...



Keep reading